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Canberra Forecast

Today 37°C
Tonight 22°C
sunny

Now

36.6°C steady
Updated at 14:00 EDT

ACT for Tuesday Hot and sunny. Winds NW 15 to 20 km/h tending W/NW 25 to 35 km/h in the morning then becoming N/NW and light in the evening. Around Canberra Sun protection 8:50am to 5:50pm, UV Index predicted to reach 16 [Extreme].

Currently at Canberra Ap

24-hour graph
Temperature 36.6°C steady
Dew Point 9.2°C steady
Feels Like 34.7°C
Relative Humidity 19%
Wind icon
WNW 31km/h rising
Wind Gusts 39km/h
Pressure 1012.3hPa falling
Fire Danger 46.8
Rain since 9am/last hr 0.0mm / -

Sun on Tue

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Sunrise sunrise
06:06 EDT
Sunset sunset
20:20 EDT

Nearby Now

Tuggeranong 35.8°C
Braidwood 34.6°C
Goulburn Ap 35.5°C

Fire Danger Rating

VERY HIGH

Next 12 hours in Canberra

48-hour forecast

3pm

Mostly clear
37°C

6pm

Mostly clear
35°C

9pm

Mostly clear
29°C

12am

Mostly clear
26°C

ACT Weather Warnings

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National Forecast

Canberra 7-day Weather Forecast

Summary Tue
Jan 17
Wed
Jan 18
Thu
Jan 19
Fri
Jan 20
Sat
Jan 21
Sun
Jan 22
Mon
Jan 23

Sunny

Cloud increasing

Late shower

Possible shower

Mostly sunny

Mostly sunny

Possible shower
Maximum 37°C 36°C 29°C 29°C 30°C 31°C 33°C
Minimum 15°C 22°C 13°C 15°C 13°C 13°C 13°C
Chance of Rain 10% 20% 80% 80% 5% 20% 50%
Rain Amount < 1mm < 1mm 1-5mm 5-10mm < 1mm < 1mm < 1mm
UV Index Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme Extreme
Pollen Index Very High Very High Moderate High High High Extreme
Frost Risk Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil Nil
  9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm 9am 3pm
Wind Speed 15
km/h
29
km/h
12
km/h
26
km/h
13
km/h
18
km/h
12
km/h
26
km/h
11
km/h
19
km/h
11
km/h
21
km/h
8
km/h
22
km/h
Wind Direction NW 15km/h
NW
WNW 29km/h
WNW
WNW 12km/h
WNW
W 26km/h
W
E 13km/h
E
ENE 18km/h
ENE
N 12km/h
N
NW 26km/h
NW
S 11km/h
S
SE 19km/h
SE
ESE 11km/h
ESE
ENE 21km/h
ENE
NNE 8km/h
NNE
NNW 22km/h
NNW
Relative Humidity 46% 19% 43% 17% 67% 34% 77% 55% 58% 28% 62% 29% 59% 25%
Dew Point 13°C 10°C 16°C 7°C 11°C 11°C 16°C 19°C 10°C 9°C 12°C 11°C 13°C 10°C

Canberra Sun & Moon Times

Tuesday Next occurrence
First light Sunrise Sunset Last light Moon phase moon rise moon set Last quarter New moon First quarter Full moon
first light
05:37 EDT
sunrise
06:06 EDT
sunset
20:20 EDT
last light
20:49 EDT
moon
rise
Tue 23:27 EDT
set
Wed 11:43 EDT
moon
Fri
Jan 20
moon
Sat
Jan 28
moon
Sat
Feb 4
moon
Sat
Feb 11

Canberra Ap Past 5 Days

this month
  Minimum Maximum Rainfall
Tue
Jan 17
12.6°C - 0.0mm
Mon
Jan 16
16.6°C 35.5°C 0.0mm
Sun
Jan 15
11.3°C 31.4°C 0.0mm
Sat
Jan 14
18.9°C 30.3°C 0.4mm
Fri
Jan 13
17.2°C 39.6°C 0.0mm

Canberra Ap Year To Date

Average Rainfall To Jan
57.6mm
7.3 Day(s)
Total For 2017
1.8mm
2 Day(s)
Total To This Day 2016
24.2mm
4 Day(s)
Wettest Day
1.4mm
Jan 6
Lowest Temperature
11.0°C
Jan 4
Highest Temperature
39.6°C
Jan 13

Canberra Ap Almanac

full climatology
January Minimum Temperature
Lowest This Month
11.0°C
4th
Lowest On Record
1.6°C
12th 2012
Average This Month
14.5°C
+1.3°C
Long-term Average
13.2°C
January Maximum Temperature
Highest This Month
39.6°C
13th
Highest On Record
42.0°C
18th 2013
Average This Month
32.0°C
+3.9°C
Long-term Average
28.1°C
January Rainfall
Wettest This Month
1.4mm
6th
Total This Month
1.8mm
2 Day(s)
Long-term Average
57.6mm
7.3 Day(s)
Wettest On Record
218.4mm
1995
Driest On Record
1.1mm
1947
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11:12 EDT

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10:36 EDT

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